Valuing Nature Annual Conference 2017

Wednesday, 18th October 2017 - 12:00 to Thursday, 19th October 2017 - 15:30


This conference brings together people from diverse research areas and from business, policy and practice – all with the common goal of tackling Valuing Nature challenges.  Come along to:

  • Catch up on UK and international research findings and innovative applications of Valuing Nature approaches
  • Participate in interactive sessions with freedom to think creatively and critically about Valuing Nature and learn and share experiences
  • Understand the developing evidence base and emerging new concepts arising that can help to inform decision making
  • Help shape the future Valuing Nature agenda for research and application in the UK and internationally
  • Showcase your new findings, tools or communications and share your  views and perspectives on this dynamic and growing area of research and practice

Outline Programme

Wednesday 18 October   12:00 – 17:30  

  • Opening Keynote from Professor Georgina Mace
  • Afternoon tea including networking, posters, demos, videos, activities & speakers’ corner
  • Parallel sessions: deep dive panel and discussion sessions on
    • The role of the environment in human health & wellbeing
    • Valuing ecosystem services & avoiding tipping points
  • Networking Dinner - South Hall, Edinburgh University - 19:30

Thursday 19 October   09:00 – 15:30

  • Presentations of UK and international research on Valuing Nature
  • Interactive sessions for sharing experience and building understanding

There is no charge to attend the conference and we will provide a light evening meal (not including drinks, cash bar available) but you will need to book and pay for your own travel and accommodation.

Full details available here